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Vintage platinum Art Deco diamond ring with natural untreated sapphire of 8.59 crt

Antique jewelry object group
engagement ring (or anniversary ring)

Condition
very good condition
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Country of origin
unknown

Style
Between Art Deco and Interbellum - Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style which had its origins in Paris in the first decades of the 20th century. The style originated in the 1920s and continued to be employed until after World War II. The term "art deco" first saw wide use after an exhibition in 1966, referring to the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that was the culmination of high-end style modern in Paris. Led by the best designers in the decorative arts such as fashion, and interior design, Art Deco affected all areas of design throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including architecture and industrial design, as well as the visual arts such as painting, the graphic arts and film. At the time, this style was seen as elegant, glamorous, functional and modern. The interwar period (19181939) is understood, within recent Western culture, to be the period between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the Second World War. This is also called the period between the wars or interbellum.
  -  See also: Art Deco and Interbellum
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Style specifics
This is something between Art Deco and the Interbellum.
Abstract motives and geometrical forms are quite typical for the Art Deco period. Art Deco moved away from the soft pastels and organic forms of its style predecessor, Art Nouveau, and embraced influences from many different styles and movements of the early 20th century, including Neoclassical, Constructivism, Cubism, Modernism, and Futurism. Its popularity peaked in Europe during the Roaring Twenties and continued strongly in the United States through the 1930s. Although many design movements have political or philosophical roots or intentions, Art Deco was purely decorative.

The Interbellum is the period between the two World Wars and one can recognize a transition from the Art Deco style to the Retro style.

Period
ca. 1930
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Material
platinum (touchstone tested)
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Diamonds
18 brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated weight of 1.52ct colour and clarity H/J, si/i

All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
All diamonds we offer are screened by www.ijgc-worldwide.com for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.

Precious stones
One natural untreated (!) sapphire with an estimated weight of 8.59ct
Twelve small baguette sapphires . We did not check if the sapphires are lab produced or not as this information has no influence on the value of this jewel. Natural sapphires and lab produced sapphires were both used in this era, rather more for their effect than for their intrinsic value.

All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.

Birthstones
Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and sapphire for September.
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Hallmarks
No trace.
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Dimensions
width top of ring 2,25 cm (0,89 inch)
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Weight
7,30 gram (4,69 dwt)

Ring size Continental EU: 59 & 18¾ , Size USA: 8¾ , Size UK: R

Resizing
Free resizing (only for extreme resizing we have to charge).
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Adin Reference Nº
21061-0267

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Vintage platinum Art Deco diamond ring with natural untreated sapphire of 8.59 crt
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